Jefferson County

Jefferson County panel weighs in on Elwha River bridge; Option 7 is unanimous choice

Jefferson County panel weighs in on Elwha River bridge; Option 7 is unanimous choice

The three Jefferson County commissioners have joined the Clallam County commissioners and Forks City Council in urging that the Elwha River bridge… Continue reading

Jefferson County panel weighs in on Elwha River bridge; Option 7 is unanimous choice
Oldest Puget Sound orca, ‘Granny,’ is missing and presumed dead

Oldest Puget Sound orca, ‘Granny,’ is missing and presumed dead

The oldest member of the small population of endangered Puget Sound orcas has been missing for months and is… Continue reading

Oldest Puget Sound orca, ‘Granny,’ is missing and presumed dead
CuddleCot gives more time with baby for parents mourning loss

CuddleCot gives more time with baby for parents mourning loss

Linda Nguyen had a lot of dark days in the weeks after the stillbirth of her son,… Continue reading

CuddleCot gives more time with baby for parents mourning loss
Four Jefferson County officials sworn in

Four Jefferson County officials sworn in

It was standing room only in the Jefferson County commissioners chambers on Tuesday during the swearing in of four county officials. The… Continue reading

Four Jefferson County officials sworn in

FROM A WRITER’S NOTEBOOK: Dancing magic in New Zealand

I’M NOT UNLIKE many professional artists. My work means piecing together a career from teaching, publishing, speaking fees, grants, honorariums and applying to choreograph in… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: For deep snow, tread back in history

THE HISTORY OF the Earth goes back billions of years. The history of Man keeping weather records goes back a few hundred years. To compare… Continue reading

Organic Seed Alliance, farmers work together to identify effective winter crops

Organic Seed Alliance, farmers work together to identify effective winter crops

Local farms and the businesses that rely on them struggle to meet the demand for organic produce during the winter months, but… Continue reading

Organic Seed Alliance, farmers work together to identify effective winter crops

Port Ludlow Dentistry achieves EnviroStars ranking

Jefferson County Environmental Health announced Port Ludlow Dentistry as the second business in Port Ludlow to qualify for the EnviroStars program at… Continue reading

State Supreme Court upholds stormwater rules

A state Supreme Court decision has upheld stricter stormwater rules for building projects. The Daily Herald reported the decision is… Continue reading

Shielded Native American sites thrust into debate over dams

Shielded Native American sites thrust into debate over dams

A little-known federal program that avoids publicizing its accomplishments to protect from looters the thousands of… Continue reading

Shielded Native American sites thrust into debate over dams

Seattle company working to give inmates better future

For more than 50 years, a Seattle company has hired inmates who are looking for a better future. Forever… Continue reading

Costco worker, wearing elf hat, performs life-saving CPR

Dec. 23 was a day of firsts for longtime Costco employee Mathew Rios — he typically… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Camp Fire Club looking for members … and other items

The newly formed Happy Explorers Camp Fire Club is looking for members to join. The club meets each Wednesday at 6 p.m.… Continue reading

An aerial photo shows the wreckage of Bernhoft’s Cessna 182 in a wooded area near Quilcene. (KOMO-News)

Two Sequim residents and two children killed in plane crash

Federal officials on Saturday scoured a Thorndyke Creek ravine where an eyewitness reported that a small aircraft “just dropped from the sky” Thursday… Continue reading

An aerial photo shows the wreckage of Bernhoft’s Cessna 182 in a wooded area near Quilcene. (KOMO-News)
PDN photographer remembers the snowstorm of 1996

PDN photographer remembers the snowstorm of 1996

My first thoughts upon looking out the window were “I’ve seen worse.” Little did I realize that most of my colleagues and… Continue reading

PDN photographer remembers the snowstorm of 1996
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Blankets of snow, measuring as much as three feet deep in parts of Port Angeles with greater amounts in surrounding areas, covers south Lincoln Street in this file photo taken in the wake of a snowstorm that blasted the North Olympic Peninsula on Dec. 28-29, 1996.

White Christmas week: Snowstorm of 1996 remembered 20 years later

Twenty years later, the snowstorm of 1996 brings back memories of a one-two punch that brought several feet of snow to Seattle… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Blankets of snow, measuring as much as three feet deep in parts of Port Angeles with greater amounts in surrounding areas, covers south Lincoln Street in this file photo taken in the wake of a snowstorm that blasted the North Olympic Peninsula on Dec. 28-29, 1996.
Carla Parke and Jon Bernhoft

Friends of Sequim pilot, fiancee mourn

Sequim Sunrise Rotary members, friends and family are searching for answers as they mourn the loss of longtime Sequim pharmacist and pilot Jon… Continue reading

Carla Parke and Jon Bernhoft

A GROWING CONCERN: Pruning is the name of the game

I WISH YOU all the best and may your lawns be deep green, your yards be mole-, horsetail- and weed-free and all your flowers bloom… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Waiting for the varied thrush once again

THIS FIRST COLUMN for 2017 was retrieved from past columns. This will be the 50th year of the column’s existence and looking back over five… Continue reading

Christmas tree recycling offered on North Olympic Peninsula

Once the decorations are taken down, Christmas trees can be recycled for compost at several North Olympic Peninsula locations. Bundled trees that are cut into… Continue reading